News Releases

July 16, 2008
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Westport Innovations Partners with Weichai Power, China’s Largest Heavy Duty Engine Manufacturer

Joint Venture Powers International Growth in Engine Development

Westport has reached a joint venture agreement with Weichai Power Co., Ltd, China’s largest heavy duty engine manufacturer, and Hong Kong Peterson (CNG) Equipment Limited. The new entity, Weichai Westport Inc., will research, develop, design, manufacture, market, distribute and sell advanced, alternative fuel engines.

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July 14, 2008
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Westport Innovations Signs Development Agreement with Leading European Engine Manufacturer

Westport has entered into a development agreement with a leading European engine manufacturer on the proprietary High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) fuel system operating with natural gas and biogas. Westport and the European engine manufacturer will work together to integrate and test Westport’s HPDI fuel system on their engine platforms.

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July 3, 2008
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Westport Innovations Completes $15 Million Financing

Westport has completed the previously announced issuance of an aggregate of 15,000 debenture units for aggregate gross proceeds of $15,000,000.

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June 17, 2008
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Westport Files Management Information Circular for Special Meeting of Shareholders

Westport has filed its 2008 management information circular and related proxy materials with the Canadian regulatory authorities in preparation for the special shareholder meeting to be held on July 8, 2008 in Richmond, BC.

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June 12, 2008
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Westport Innovations Announces Debt Financing Agreement For $15 Million

Financing Supports Growth Opportunities

Westport has signed a financing agreement with a Canadian based independent equity investment firm to help fund Westport’s corporate development activities and other growth opportunities currently being pursued by Westport. Under the terms of the agreement, the investment firm has agreed to purchase $15,000,000 of debenture units.

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June 5, 2008
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Westport Receives Largest Non-Port Order to Date For Heavy Duty Fuel Systems

HayDay Farms Orders 20 LNG Trucks With Westport HPDI

HayDay Farms of Blythe, California has ordered 20 heavy duty liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks featuring Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection (HPDI) technology.

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June 3, 2008
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Westport Reports Fourth Quarter & Fiscal 2008 Financial Results

Engine Shipments up 36% - Strong Growth Anticipated in Heavy Duty Business

Westport reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, and provided an update on operations.

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May 29, 2008
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Westport Announces Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter & Year End Conference Call for Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Westport will disclose its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 financial results on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 before market open.

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May 12, 2008
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Sterling Trucks Introduces Natural Gas-Powered Vehicle with Cummins Westport Engine

Sterling Trucks of Redford, Michigan has launched a new Sterling® Set-Back 113, its first natural gas vehicle, featuring the Cummins Westport ISL G engine.

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April 11, 2008
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San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Orders 250 Cummins Westport ISL G Engines

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System has ordered 250 CWI ISL G engines to be installed in New Flyer, 40-foot, low-floor vehicles.

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News Releases

September 23

Westport Fuel Systems Clarifies Statements Regarding the Chinese Certification of Weichai Westport’s WP12HPDI Natural Gas Engine

Clarifies statements regarding its Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture and WWI's 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0™ fuel system

September 18

Weichai Westport Secures Chinese Certification for WP12 Natural Gas Engine Powered by HPDI 2.0

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. today announced that its Weichai Westport Inc. joint venture has received certification from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China for its 12-liter engine equipped with the HPDI 2.0 fuel system

September 15

Westport Fuel Systems Combines Businesses to Better Serve Growing Indian Market

Transaction Provides Cost Efficiencies and Greater Product Choice for Customers

August 31

Westport Fuel Systems Awarded Key Electronics Supply Contract

Estimated revenue of US$58 million over seven-year period

August 11

Westport Fuel Systems Secures €7 Million Loan from Deutsche Bank

Further strengthens liquidity of Emer S.p.A in Brescia, Italy

Industry News

Published: October 6

Volvo Trucks sees increased interest in LNG

Swedish truck maker Volvo said it’s seeing hauliers and transport buyers moving towards refrigerated liquefied gas as a cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to diesel.

Published: September 30

India: Maruti Suzuki sells 300,000 units of the WagonR S-CNG

The Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG has emerged as the highest selling natural gas vehicle in the country, as this greener and safer factory-fitted CNG model has surpassed 300,000 units in sales.

Published: September 24

Why Fleet Managers Anheuser Busch Kehe Distributors are Fueling Renewable Natural Gas

While much attention has shifted to the potential for battery-electric or hydrogen vehicles, another technology with a vast infrastructure — renewable natural gas — is gaining traction among fleet managers.

Published: July 17

Egypt launches ambitious strategy to shift from gasoline to natural-gas powered cars

Egypt has launched an ambitious plan to shift the primary fuel for vehicles in its jurisdiction from petrol and diesel to compressed natural gas.

Published: March 26

Coronavirus Economic Fallout May Boost NGVs as Alternative Transportation

Natural gas vehicles (NGV) may get a boost as power markets and renewable equipment production are seen as potential casualties.

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